Tombstone High School

1211 North Yellowjacket Way,

Tombstone, AZ, 85638-1000

Tel: (520)457-2215
Grades: 9-12

380 students

Tombstone High School serves 380 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is equal to the AZ average of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 34% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 58%.
Tombstone High School operates within the Tombstone Unified School District.
The school district's 62% graduation rate is lower than the AZ state average of 74%.

Overview

The student population of 380 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 21 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 380 students
Tombstone High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 48% Male / 52%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 21 teachers
Tombstone High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Tombstone High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.51 is less than the state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (AZ) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 18:1 18:1
Tombstone High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
1%
5%
Tombstone High School American Indian (1988-2012)
Asian
n/a
3%
Tombstone High School Asian (1988-2012)
Hispanic
24%
43%
Tombstone High School Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
5%
5%
Tombstone High School Black (1988-2012)
White
66%
42%
Tombstone High School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.51 0.64
Tombstone High School Diversity Score (1988-2012)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
38%
36%
Tombstone High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2004-2012)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
3%
11%
Tombstone High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2004-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 935 students has grown by 13% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 0% has decreased from 11% over five years.
School District Name Tombstone Unified School District
Number of Schools
Managed
3
1
Number of Students Managed 935 285
Tombstone Unified  School District Number of Students Managed (1987-2012)
Graduation Rate 62% 74%
Tombstone Unified  School District Graduation Rate (1998-2009)
District Total Revenue $7 MM $2 MM
Tombstone Unified  School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $8 MM $2 MM
Tombstone Unified  School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $8,578 $9,374
Tombstone Unified  School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $10,090 $8,323
Tombstone Unified  School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, AZ Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Ctd - Tombstone High School (0.1 miles away).
The nearest middle school is The Berean Schools (15.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Aoc-cochise County Juvenile Dentention Centre (15.2 miles away)
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Show me:
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Tombstone Ctd - Tombstone High School
    Vocational School
    Yellow Jacket Way
    Tombstone , AZ , 85638
    (520)457-2215
    Vocational School
    0.1  mi  |  n/a  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Tombstone Walter J Meyer School
    411 North 9th St
    Tombstone , AZ , 85638
    (520)457-2217
    1  mi  |  46  students  |  Gr.  PK-8
  • Sierra Vista Buena High School
    5225 East Buena School Blvd
    Sierra Vista , AZ , 85635
    (520)515-2714
    14.6  mi  |  2201  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Sierra Vista The Berean Schools
    Charter School
    1169 North Colombo Dr
    Sierra Vista , AZ , 85365
    (520)459-4113
    Charter School
    15.1  mi  |  464  students  |  Gr.  KG-12
  • Sierra Vista Aoc-cochise County Juvenile Dentention Centre
    Alternative School
    100 South Colonia De Salud
    Sierra Vista , AZ , 85635
    (520)803-3006
    Alternative School
    15.2  mi  |  n/a  students  |  Gr.  6-12

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